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The Information Technology Industry In The State Of Ohio And Its Regions: 1989 To 2000, Ziona Austrian, Jill Norton Jan 2013

The Information Technology Industry In The State Of Ohio And Its Regions: 1989 To 2000, Ziona Austrian, Jill Norton

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This report was prepared for Ohio’s IT Alliance, a statewide network of six regional IT groups located throughout Ohio and headquartered in Dayton. The study was conducted by the Ohio Economic Development Information Network, better known as the ES202 Network. The ES202 Network is a statewide group of ten urban and rural universities that develops and maintains a database of employment, payroll, and establishments at the zip code level throughout Ohio. ES202 Network researchers are engaged in industry and labor force research that utilizes this unique database.


Strategies And Tools In Economic Development Practice, Ziona Austrian, Jill Norton Jan 2013

Strategies And Tools In Economic Development Practice, Ziona Austrian, Jill Norton

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Regional Dashboard Of Economic Indicators 2009: Comparative Performance Of Leading, Midwest, And Northeast Ohio Metropolitan Areas, Ziona Austrian, Afia Yamoah, Candice Clouse Jan 2013

Regional Dashboard Of Economic Indicators 2009: Comparative Performance Of Leading, Midwest, And Northeast Ohio Metropolitan Areas, Ziona Austrian, Afia Yamoah, Candice Clouse

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The objective of this study is to continue monitoring the economic performance of Northeast Ohio’s (NEO) metropolitan areas over time and in comparison to other metropolitan areas across the United States, particularly leading metropolitan areas and other large metro areas located in the Midwest. The study monitors economic conditions prior to the current recession. This fourth study of dashboard indicators describes the findings using the framework that was developed in previous studies. It uses the same four measures of economic growth and nine dashboard indicators and their underlying variables for 136 metropolitan areas with population between 300,000 and ...


John Carroll University: Economic Impact On Northeast Ohio, Jill S. Taylor, Ziona Austrian, Afia Yamoah Jan 2013

John Carroll University: Economic Impact On Northeast Ohio, Jill S. Taylor, Ziona Austrian, Afia Yamoah

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No abstract provided.


Playhouse Square Center: Economic Impact And Contribution To Northeast Ohio, Robert Sadowski, Jill Norton, Ziona Austrian, Mark Rosentraub Jan 2013

Playhouse Square Center: Economic Impact And Contribution To Northeast Ohio, Robert Sadowski, Jill Norton, Ziona Austrian, Mark Rosentraub

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This study reports on the contribution made by Playhouse Square Center to Northeast Ohio. The contribution comes in various forms, which are reflected in the report’s different sections. The first uses a traditional economic model to estimate the economic impact of Playhouse Square Center. It calculates how each dollar spent by, or due to the presence of, Playhouse Square generates additional spending and jobs in the local economy. The second type of contribution is through the various educational programs and events aimed at increasing interest and involvement in the arts. Although the value of these activities is difficult to ...


Jumpstart Inc: Economic Impact On Northeast Ohio, 2007, Jill S. Taylor, Ziona Austrian Jan 2013

Jumpstart Inc: Economic Impact On Northeast Ohio, 2007, Jill S. Taylor, Ziona Austrian

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No abstract provided.


The Ohio Job Creation Tax Credit Program: An Economic Impact Analysis, Ziona Austrian, Adina Swirski Wolf Jan 2013

The Ohio Job Creation Tax Credit Program: An Economic Impact Analysis, Ziona Austrian, Adina Swirski Wolf

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No abstract provided.


Wire-Net Area Industry Profile Analysis, Robert Sadowski, Ziona Austrian Jan 2013

Wire-Net Area Industry Profile Analysis, Robert Sadowski, Ziona Austrian

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No abstract provided.


Identifying High Demand Occupations And Understanding The Needs Of Northeast Ohio Manufacturers: Focus Group Summary Report, Ziona Austrian, Kathryn W. Hexter, Molly Schnoke Jan 2013

Identifying High Demand Occupations And Understanding The Needs Of Northeast Ohio Manufacturers: Focus Group Summary Report, Ziona Austrian, Kathryn W. Hexter, Molly Schnoke

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While the current economic climate is challenging, it provides an opportunity to assess critical workforce and talent issues facing the manufacturing community. In March 2009, Dr. Joel Elvery of Cleveland State University’s Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs released the Employment and Wage Trends of Manufacturing Occupations in the Cleveland-Elyria PMSA analysis. The analysis identified occupations that appear to be “pain-points” for employers - or open positions that are hard to fill and thus, in high demand.


Remix Cleveland: The Cleveland Music Sector And Its Economic Impact - Full Report, Iryna Lendel, Sharon Bliss, Candice Clouse, Merissa Piazza, Ziona Austrian, Kathryn W. Hexter, Renee Constantino, Matthew Hrubey Jan 2013

Remix Cleveland: The Cleveland Music Sector And Its Economic Impact - Full Report, Iryna Lendel, Sharon Bliss, Candice Clouse, Merissa Piazza, Ziona Austrian, Kathryn W. Hexter, Renee Constantino, Matthew Hrubey

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No abstract provided.


The High-Tech Sector In Northeast Ohio: 2007 Update, Ziona Austrian, Jill S. Taylor Jan 2013

The High-Tech Sector In Northeast Ohio: 2007 Update, Ziona Austrian, Jill S. Taylor

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This report describes trends in the high-tech sector in Northeast Ohio, focusing on the 2004-2006 time period. It is the first update to a baseline report released in February 2007 that analyzed trends between 2000 and 2005. This study follows the baseline report in that it examines the high-tech sector in Northeast Ohio from three perspectives — high-tech industries, high-tech occupations, and research and development activity. It assesses the strengths and weaknesses of high-tech industries in terms of employment, average wage, gross regional product (output), and productivity. High-tech occupations are analyzed in terms of employment levels. Research and development activity is ...


Jumpstart Inc.: Economic Impact On And Contribution To Northeast Ohio, 2008, Ziona Austrian, Afia Yamoah Jan 2013

Jumpstart Inc.: Economic Impact On And Contribution To Northeast Ohio, 2008, Ziona Austrian, Afia Yamoah

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This report was prepared for JumpStart, Inc. by the Center for Economic Development at Cleveland State University. The report summarizes the economic impact in 2008 resulting from JumpStart investment in start-up companies in Northeast Ohio and its services to assist other entrepreneurs through JumpStart Ventures, JumpStart TechLift Advisors, JumpStart Inclusion Advisors, and IdeaCrossing.


World Class Region Initiative: Northeastohioeconomy.Com, Donald T. Iannone, Ziona Austrian, Adina Swirski Wolf Jan 2013

World Class Region Initiative: Northeastohioeconomy.Com, Donald T. Iannone, Ziona Austrian, Adina Swirski Wolf

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No abstract provided.


Akron Regional Analysis: Demographics, Economy, Entrepreneurship And Innovation, Merissa Piazza, Joan Chase, Chang-Shik Song, Elorm Tsegah, Ziona Austrian Jan 2013

Akron Regional Analysis: Demographics, Economy, Entrepreneurship And Innovation, Merissa Piazza, Joan Chase, Chang-Shik Song, Elorm Tsegah, Ziona Austrian

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No abstract provided.


The Insurance Cluster In The Northeast Ohio Region: A Briefing Paper, Ziona Austrian Jan 2013

The Insurance Cluster In The Northeast Ohio Region: A Briefing Paper, Ziona Austrian

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No abstract provided.


The Regional Economic Impact Of Cleveland's Maritime Operation: An Update, Ziona Austrian, Charles Post, Adina Swirski Wolf Jan 2013

The Regional Economic Impact Of Cleveland's Maritime Operation: An Update, Ziona Austrian, Charles Post, Adina Swirski Wolf

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No abstract provided.


Northeast Indiana Regional Analysis: Demographics, Economy, Entrepreneurship And Innovation, Ziona Austrian, Merissa Piazza, Eli Auerbach, Sunjoo Park, Joan Chase Jan 2013

Northeast Indiana Regional Analysis: Demographics, Economy, Entrepreneurship And Innovation, Ziona Austrian, Merissa Piazza, Eli Auerbach, Sunjoo Park, Joan Chase

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This report is associated with "Northeast Indiana Entrepreneurial Opportunity Survey Analysis"


The Role Of Colleges And Universities In Neighborhood Real Estate Development: Based On The Experience Of Five Institutions, Jill Norton, Ziona Austrian Jan 2013

The Role Of Colleges And Universities In Neighborhood Real Estate Development: Based On The Experience Of Five Institutions, Jill Norton, Ziona Austrian

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This report discusses the role of colleges and universities in the economic development of neighborhoods and cities through direct investments in real estate. It explores various approaches to neighborhood economic development and looks at how educational institutions can partner with public agencies and neighborhood-based organizations to meet the objectives of both the institution and the community in which it resides.


Urban Universities And Real Estate Development, Ziona Austrian, Jill Norton Jan 2013

Urban Universities And Real Estate Development, Ziona Austrian, Jill Norton

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This report is intended to enhance the understanding of the role that urban colleges and universities have in local economic development through university real estate investment activities. Colleges and universities across the country are becoming more involved in property acquisition and development; however, there is limited research that explores the decision-making processes that are employed and the implications of these decisions on the larger community.


An Update Of The Regional Growth Model For Large And Mid-Size U.S. Metropolitan Areas: Northeast Ohio Dashboard Indicators, Ziona Austrian, Iryna Lendel, Afia Yamoah Jan 2013

An Update Of The Regional Growth Model For Large And Mid-Size U.S. Metropolitan Areas: Northeast Ohio Dashboard Indicators, Ziona Austrian, Iryna Lendel, Afia Yamoah

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No abstract provided.


Downtown Cleveland's Economic Base, 1989-1996, Ziona Austrian, Jocelyn Fagan Jan 2013

Downtown Cleveland's Economic Base, 1989-1996, Ziona Austrian, Jocelyn Fagan

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No abstract provided.


Ohio Business Establishments Inter-County Relocation Trends During The 1994-1997 Period, Ziona Austrian, Adina Swirski Wolf Jan 2013

Ohio Business Establishments Inter-County Relocation Trends During The 1994-1997 Period, Ziona Austrian, Adina Swirski Wolf

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No abstract provided.


Economic Impact Of Jumpstart Inc. On Northeast Ohio, 2009, Ziona Austrian Jan 2013

Economic Impact Of Jumpstart Inc. On Northeast Ohio, 2009, Ziona Austrian

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No abstract provided.


Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District: Economic Impact Of Operating And Capital Expenditures, 2012– 2016, Ziona Austrian, Candice Clouse, Iryna Lendel Jan 2013

Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District: Economic Impact Of Operating And Capital Expenditures, 2012– 2016, Ziona Austrian, Candice Clouse, Iryna Lendel

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No abstract provided.


Ohio's Metropolitan Areas: Employment And Payroll Trends In Central And Suburban Counties, Ziona Austrian Jan 2013

Ohio's Metropolitan Areas: Employment And Payroll Trends In Central And Suburban Counties, Ziona Austrian

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No abstract provided.


Industrial Activity In Cleveland, Robert Sadowski, Ziona Austrian Jan 2013

Industrial Activity In Cleveland, Robert Sadowski, Ziona Austrian

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This report has four primary objectives. First, survey industrial activity in the city of Cleveland using employment and payroll data for the period from 1993 to 2000; report on key findings related to industry sectors and industries at the two-digit standard industrial classification (SIC) code level; and compare the city of Cleveland to suburban Cuyahoga County and the remainder of the Cleveland primary metropolitan statistical area (PMSA). Second, identify those industries in Cleveland that reported substantial employment levels, average annual wages, employment growth, and wage growth during the study period (high performing industries). Third, discuss the status of previously identified ...


Transforming Our Regional Economy, Ziona Austrian, Ed Morrison, Laszio Kozmon Jan 2013

Transforming Our Regional Economy, Ziona Austrian, Ed Morrison, Laszio Kozmon

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This strategic action plan focuses on the future of Cuyahoga County and sets forth a roadmap to build a more prosperous economy. It is not the only road map available to us, and we can certainly improve upon it. But, it is a roadmap that is practical, one that we can begin using today. We have set out initiatives that can and should be implemented.


A Guide To Economic Development Practice, Ziona Austrian, Jill S. Taylor Jan 2013

A Guide To Economic Development Practice, Ziona Austrian, Jill S. Taylor

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No abstract provided.


State Of Ohio's Urban Regions Reports: Employment Change, Ziona Austrian, John P. Blair Jan 2013

State Of Ohio's Urban Regions Reports: Employment Change, Ziona Austrian, John P. Blair

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No abstract provided.


North Central Indiana Entrepreneurial Opportunity Survey Analysis, Ziona Austrian, Merissa Piazza, Eli Auerbach, Sunjoo Park Jan 2013

North Central Indiana Entrepreneurial Opportunity Survey Analysis, Ziona Austrian, Merissa Piazza, Eli Auerbach, Sunjoo Park

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This survey report is associated with “North Central Indiana Regional Analysis: Demographics, Economy, entrepreneurship and Innovation”